Female African American Aspie new to this site.

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mallysa
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31 Dec 2016, 7:54 pm

Greetings everyone,
I have been lurking for a while. Finally decided to join. Currently a full time student, "pre-med".
Never met another black female Aspie like myself and would like to get to know one. However, I would love to connect with everyone.
Thanks! :D



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01 Jan 2017, 1:34 pm

Hello there. :) Welcome!



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02 Jan 2017, 6:25 pm

Welcome to Wrong Planet! :D


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02 Jan 2017, 7:24 pm

Hello!

I've noticed that AS is far less common not only in women (which is well documented) but black people. I've only known two fully black aspies in my lifetime (all others were mixed) and both were male. The demographics of AS are very interesting.


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04 Jan 2017, 3:44 pm

Welcome Mallysa - pull up a chair and make yourself at home. Lots of great people here discussing all sorts of interesting things.


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04 Jan 2017, 7:02 pm

Hi Mallysa and welcome :)



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04 Jan 2017, 9:57 pm

EclecticWarrior wrote:
Hello!

I've noticed that AS is far less common not only in women (which is well documented) but black people. I've only known two fully black aspies in my lifetime (all others were mixed) and both were male. The demographics of AS are very interesting.


I don't really think it's less common in blacks, but that blacks on average tend to be less educated in autism, so fewer people get diagnosed.



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07 Jan 2017, 2:05 am

Welcome to WP, mallysa!

We're a very diverse crowd here and we're all very interesting! Have fun on the forums.


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07 Jan 2017, 2:13 am

Welcome, Mallysa. I'm Andrew (or WoW_Wow on this forum). I won't be much help in finding an African-American female Aspie...I'm a heterosexual twentysomething white boy who's a nerd and an atheist. I know, I sound so typical for an Aspie. But I've met other black female Aspies posting their introductions on here.

EDIT: Here's one. viewtopic.php?t=297194


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08 Jan 2017, 5:01 am

Hello mallysa.



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15 Jan 2017, 4:47 pm

Female African American aspie here! Glad to meet you! I also feel like black people on the spectrum are rare. I'm 20 years old and I'm a pharm major btw. :o you should PM me if you wanna chat.


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15 Jan 2017, 5:03 pm

Hello. My name is Simon.

They aren't rare. They just normally become their respective tribe mystic.

The non-USA cultures in the world have always believed in the spiritual/that there was more than we could see with our eyes.

If the culture/knowledge of that is lost to you, you become formless. Autistic.

Women mature faster than men. I can prove that mathematically if you like.

Hello. My name is Simon.